Indianapolis Jazz Collective | Art Blakey's100th Birthday Party
Featuring Pharez Whitted, Rob Dixon, Steve Allee, Kenny Phelps & more.

Indianapolis Jazz Collective | Art Blakey's100th Birthday Party

Ages 21+
The year 2019 marks what would of been the 100th birthday of legendary drummer Art Blakey

Presented by the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation & Indy Jazz Fest

Rob Dixon - saxes

Pharez Whitted - trumpet

Freddie Mendoza - trombone

Steve Allee - piano

Nick Tucker - bass

Kenny Phelps - drums

The Indianapolis Jazz Collective is an all-star group led by saxophonist Rob Dixon. They specialize in featuring many of Indy's best jazz musicians as they feature jazz legends from Indy & Beyond. Join us on this special occasion as we celebrate the music of drummer and legendary bandleader Art Blakey for what would of been his 100th birthday.

In case you're wondering Art Blakey is known predominantly for his band Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers. An incredible outfit that from 1956 to 1990 featured and groomed 200+ of jazz' brightest stars. Notable are the likes of Freddie Hubbard, Wayne Shorter, Wynton Marsalis, Terence Blanchard, Slide Hampton, Mulgrew Miller, Keith Jarrett & many more.

Venue Information:
The Jazz Kitchen
5377 N. College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN, 46220